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Ludwig (Piast) Brzeski (aft. 1313 - 1398)

Ludwig (Ludwik I) "Sprawiedliwy, Duke of Legnica" Brzeski formerly Piast aka von Liegnitz
Born after in Legnicamap
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Husband of — married 18 Nov 1341 [location unknown]
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Died [location unknown]
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LUDWIK of Legnica, son of BOLESŁAW III Duke of Wrocław, Legnica and Brzeg & his first wife Margareta of Bohemia ([1313/21]-[6/23] Dec 1398). The Chronica principum Polonie records that "Ludwicus" was "dux Wenceslaus…fratri". He succeeded in 1348 as LUDWIK I Duke of Brzeg. m ([1341/45]) as her second husband, AGNIESZKA of Głogów and Żagan, widow of LESZEK Duke of Racibórz [Piast], daughter of HENRYK II Duke of Głogów and Żagan [Piast] & his wife Mathilde von Brandenburg ([1312/21]-6/7 Jul 1362). The Chronica principum Polonie records that "Ludwicus" married "filiam ducis Heinrici Glogoviensis et Saganensis". The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified.
Ludwig I & his wife had six children:
  1. MARGARETA ([1342/43]-The Hague 26 Feb 1386). The Chronica principum Polonie names "Margaretham…Hedwigim…et Katharinam" as the daughters of "dux…Ludwicus", recording that Margareta married "Alberti ducis Bavarie, Hanonie nec non Hollandie comitis"[284]. The Benessii de Weitmil Chronicon refers to the mother of "Domina Iohanna filia Alberti Ducis Bauariæ et Comitis terræ Holandiæ" as "filia filiæ Ludwici Ducis Sleziæ et Domini Legnicensis" when recording her marriage[285]. The Oude Kronik van Brabant records that "Albertus palatinus Reni, dux Bavarie" married "Margaretam filiam Ludovici ducis de Briga ex Polonia"[286]. m (Passau 19 Jul 1353) as his first wife, ALBRECHT I Duke of Lower Bavaria, son of Emperor LUDWIG IV Duke of Bavaria, King of Germany & his second wife Marguerite Ctss de Hainaut, Ctss of Holland (Munich 25 Jul 1336-The Hague 13 Dec 1404, bur The Hague). He succeeded on the death of his brother in 1388 as ALBERT Comte de Hainaut, ALBERT Count of Holland and Seeland.
  2. HEINRICH ([1343/45]-11 Jul 1399). The Chronica principum Polonie names "Heinricum viventem adhuc et Wenceslaum defunctum" as the sons of "dux…Ludwicus"[287]. He succeeded in 1398 as HEINRICH VII Herzog von Lüben und Brieg.
  3. HEDWIG (-[30 Jan 1385/1396]). The Chronica principum Polonie names "Margaretham…Hedwigim…et Katharinam" as the daughters of "dux…Ludwicus", recording that Hedwig was "ducissam Uswicensem"[288]. m ([1366]) HANUŠ II Duke of Auschwitz, son of HANUŠ I Duke of Auschwitz [Piast] & his first wife --- (before 1350-19 Feb 1376).
  4. KATHARINA (-[10 Apr 1404/4 May 1405]). The Chronica principum Polonie names "Margaretham…Hedwigim…et Katharinam" as the daughters of "dux…Ludwicus", recording that Katharina was "abbatissam Trebnicensem"[289]. Abbess of Trebnitz 1372.
  5. WENZEL ([1344/51]-after 15 Sep 1358). The Chronica principum Polonie names "Heinricum viventem adhuc et Wenceslaum defunctum" as the sons of "dux…Ludwicus"[290].
  6. child (before Jul 1351-young). The primary source which confirms his/her parentage has not yet been identified.

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